entomophagy

 

Six Foods wants to change your perception on eating insects. Inspired by their travels abroad, and a 2013 U.N. report, which advocates for increased insect consumption, Laura D’Asaro, Rose Wang, and Meryl Natow began exploring ways to take the “ick”-factor out of alternative sources of protein. On April 22, their six-legged snack food crusade goes public as they officially launch a Kickstartercampaign to raise $30,000 for their burgeoning business.

“As an African Studies major in college (at Harvard), I went to Tanzania and I ate fried caterpillars. For me it was love at first taste,” says D’Asaro.

 

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